LINDAF49's Blogs

2016 ending with a mysterious illness
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      9 comments

After my eventful year of learning to walk again after spinal and back reconstruct, walked a 5K in June and then began to concentrate on weight loss harder Goal of ONEderland was not met but will keep working in the new year. Then in early Dec... Read more
Dec. 1 One year since surgery + Month's goals
Thursday, December 01, 2016      8 comments

Dec 1 - and exactly one year since the 8.5 hour spinal/ back reconstruction surgery - I had no idea what it would mean in my life but 24 hours later I was able to sit on commode and do my "duty" - the surgery had saved those nerves!!! NOW to ret... Read more
First Sunday of Advent 2016
Sunday, November 27, 2016      4 comments

Lovely graphic of the Sundays of advent [I know it is hard to read but you get the overview. Wk 1 is the prophetic candle meaning HOPE. remember t... Read more
First day of Advent for me
Friday, November 25, 2016      7 comments

The day after Thanksgiving is the first day of Advent for me - with less abilities this year, our precious daughter put up our tree for us and encourag... Read more
Day two of grief is much more gentle
Saturday, November 12, 2016      8 comments

This was our family reunion - all five of us siblings and spouses and at least one child from each couple was there...No ways near all of the decendant... Read more
11/10/16 My eldest Brother died this evening
Friday, November 11, 2016      10 comments

Seems so very strange to know my brother really is gone ---I have had good preparatory time and knew this was coming but it is still hard to know that he is gone - that my dear sister-in-law must go on without him and their children now have no ... Read more
11/08/16 Sad and yet so very blessed
Tuesday, November 08, 2016      8 comments

This has been a hard day for me - My oldest brother has been very ill for a month and this morning they signed the papers for hospice care - cancer is a terrible thing and I am so sorry for him, for the family and for the hundreds of people who ... Read more
11/2016 Goals and comments
Friday, November 04, 2016      4 comments

Tuesday was my final appointment with Dr. 11 months following the 8.5 hour spine surgery - he is very pleased with my surgical site, my progress and is pleased that it seems I am still getting improvement in neuropathy symptoms - slow but sure ... Read more
October Goals
Saturday, October 01, 2016      5 comments

October will be a hard month of past sad memories and new concern for very ill eldest brother plus will be away from home on vacation with DH family members for about two weeks. *ONE-derland is in reach - 9/30 207# so 8 pounds would see 19... Read more
September: new goals and busy autumn harvests and winter preparations
Friday, September 02, 2016      3 comments

yesterday was first of September and our valley seems cool, with smell of fall and apple and pear harvests in addition to our garden winding down in production. GOALS SET: 1. Learn, walk and live the abundant life that Jesus Christ assures m... Read more
August goals and new pic
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      4 comments

Added new picture to my Spark Page - family pic taken Father's Day, June19th at family reunion. Not a real good picture but is stil very "real" if you knew the family and stress levels of the day. I treasure that pic because it was a special d... Read more
7/06 Complete week 1 of new goals and lost 2.4pounds
Thursday, July 07, 2016      3 comments

I usually wait till I see a new # three days but this is too exciting to not share!!! Working at breaking the plateau and looking good - I get blood test results tomorrow and will have to update you again... but am so thankful for the light... Read more
6/29 New goals set
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      1 comments

If you have been reading my blogs - the 5K has been walked and I am proud and happy. It took a lot more out of me than I expected but after a week and a half of rest recuperation and joy and thought and prayer new goals are set in motion: ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 5K completed and ready for new challenge
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      141 comments

Saturday was cool, crisp and sprinkles of rain but fir... Read more
Six month mark since my spinal surgery
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      8 comments

Dec. 1, 2015 I was in surgery for eight and a half hours with one of the very best neurosurgeons trying to save my ability to walk, control own bowel and bladder function and yes, walk a 5K one day. The next morning I had no feeling or movement... Read more

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